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How To Elevate Your Yogurt Parfait

I grew up starting my day with a fruit and yogurt parfait every single morning. It was my mom’s way of making us eat our fruit before moving on to the savory portion of our breakfast. We would always have fresh, whole milk yogurt with

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Juice – overrated?

Highly. But wait! Let me explain. Here are the things that can make juice more of a gimmick and less of a nutrient powerhouse that’s going to give you superpowers and/or make you look like Giselle. Beyonce? David Beckham? The Hemsworth brothers? What were we

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Is that healthy? New series coming!

Vegetables, in-season fruit, quality protein, nuts, etc. Then there’s… the fun health foods. The bars, juices, kombuchas, grain-free chips, gluten-free cookies, you name it. When I see these foods I check the ingredient list and put them on a scale from bad – harmless –

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HOLISTIC NUTRITION EXPLAINED. WHAT IS IT ANYWAYS?

The term holistic nutrition has been slowly gaining more and more buzz on the internet and in social circles. But what exactly is holistic nutrition? What makes it different than “normal” nutrition? A widely accepted definition of holistic nutrition is: healing the body with whole

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#TrendyAF

Holistic health and nutrition have become so trendy lately. Silly as that is, I love it. If that’s what it takes to lead us all into a health-conscious era, I’m down with it. It’s easy to get carried away with the idea of avocado toast,

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WHAT DO EGG LABELS MEAN

Egg labels. Who would have expected that a food staple as basic as an egg would require so much labeling? One can no longer assume that an egg is an egg. One egg can be a nutrient-dense superfood and one can be nutrientless and contaminated

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WHAT IS EPIGENETICS AND WHY DOES IT MATTER

Epigenetics has been getting a lot of buzz lately, and rightfully so. Coming from a science background, I remember learning about epigenetics in high school and more extensively in my college courses at Baylor University. I had never really given it too much attention until

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THERE’S THIS THING CALLED NUTRIGENOMICS…

It is a very promising science that involves prescribing a very specific diet to a person based on their genetic makeup. Sounds amazing, right? Some companies, nutritionists, and health practitioners are already practicing this, but the field still has a lot of maturing to do.

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NON-NUTRITION THINGS I SWEAR BY

We’re not going to get into anything major today, just fun stuff. Protect your beautiful eyes – proceed that Netflix marathon with caution.  As much as I love a geeky-cute pair of glasses, I don’t need enhancement. However, I do suffer from dry eyes and

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I GOT IN! A MASTER IN THE MAKING

This is something that’s been written in the stars for me my whole life, I just know it. I just know that I was meant to help people through their lifestyle choices and now we’re about to get down and dirty and make me official.

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LET’S DIVE IN

Welcome to our first official blog post. Obviously, it’s time to jump into the topic of food. I figured it made sense to describe some of my views on diet. For starters, I don’t like to strictly associate the term ‘diet’ with a temporary program for weight

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LET ME TELL YOU WHY I’M HERE

My name is Lizy, and I’m a holistic nutritionist. Since I was a young child, I would question everything that was fed to me. “What is that? Is it healthy? How? What does it do for me?” Sorry, Mom. I recall witnessing family members suffer

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LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT “NUTRITIOUSLY”

I don’t want you to “eat healthy,” I want you to eat nutritiously. Nutritiously does not mean counting calories or eating oatmeal and chicken breast every day. Nutritiously means taking advantage of the most nutrient dense treats nature has provided us with and achieving a wonderful

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